Harvard Health Blog

4 ways to avoid mistakes with liquid medicines

By: Claire McCarthy, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications Measuring liquid medication should be easy, right? You just pour out the amount you need. It turns out, though, that it's not so easy and that lots of parents and caregivers do it wrong. In a study just published in the journal Pediatrics in which parents were asked to measure out some liquid doses, 84% made at least one measuring error, and 29% made…

To continue reading this article you must be registered.

Get Licensed Content to Harvard Health

If you are interested in licensing content from Harvard Health Publications, please contact us using our online form. Our licensing and business development professionals will help you leverage consumer health content from Harvard Medical School as a clear differentiator in helping achieve your business goals.

Contact Us

Customer Log In